St. Luke’s Gastroenterology Specialists Tasking for Appointments

November 7th, 2014

In order to streamline referrals/requests for appointments with St. Luke’s Gastroenterology Specialist, the Task TEAM Queues in Allscripts have been updated. Gastro Bethlehem Team Dr. Ayaz Matin, Dr. Berhanu Geme and Dr. Kimberly Chaput 
Bethlehem Office AND Coaldale (Miners) Office Gastro Anderson Team Dr. Chatargy Kaza and Dr. Sinan Kutty
 Bethlehem Township (Anderson) Office AND Phillipsburg

Creating Healthy Athletes at St. Luke’s

November 5th, 2014

From Youth to Weekend Warriors to Professional Athletes St. Luke’s University Health Network is committed to caring for athletes and other physically active individuals with a multidisciplinary team approach that embraces sports performance conditioning, injury prevention and rehabilitation, and nutrition. “We’re more than a fitness center,” says John Graham, Director, St. Luke’s Fitness & Sports Performance Center

Meet the Newest Member of the St. Luke’s University Hospital Management Team

November 5th, 2014

David Gibson has been named as the new PPHP4 Patient Care Manager (effective October 26, 2014). David received his nursing degree from Lehigh Carbon Community College in 2006 and achieved his BSN from Kutztown University in 2011. He is currently the Clinical Coordinator of PPHP4 and has over eight years of clinical experience and six years of leadership

New Leadership at St. Luke’s Warren Campus Emergency Department

November 5th, 2014

Effective Monday, November 3, Joseph Brookes will begin his tenure as Nurse Manager of St. Luke’s Warren Campus Emergency Department. Joseph received his BSN from Misericordia University in 1986 and his MSN from the University of Mary in Bismark, ND in 2013. He brings with him over 18 years of nursing leadership with a primary focus

Cutting Edge Technology for Advanced Heart Failure

November 3rd, 2014

Patients with advanced heart failure can be left with few choices to improve their quality of life. Heart transplants may not be readily available to local residents and may not be an option for all HF patients. Left ventricular assist devices were developed to provide patients with life sustaining circulatory support for a failing heart

St. Luke’s Now Offers Advanced MRI Neuroanalysis for Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Disorders

November 3rd, 2014

St. Luke’s University Health Network is pleased to announce the acquisition of a new quantitative tool that delivers enhanced diagnostic capabilities to help in the assessment of patients with suspected Alzheimer’s, Dementia, Epilepsy, and other neurological disorders. A software add-on to our fMRI (functional MRI), the DynaSuite Neuro with NeuroQuant Solution from Invivo, takes high-resolution

Do You Know About Epic?

October 29th, 2014

As has been previously communicated, St. Luke’s is implementing Epic as our electronic health record and revenue cycle system software. The Epic system will replace over 44 applications and systems that we use today throughout the Network. The Epic team would like to ensure we are providing effective Project Epic communications. We are asking YOU to